Kitchen fire at apartment complex sends one victim to hospital for severe burns

Local News

Erie Fire Department along with EMS responded to a late night kitchen fire downtown on Saturday night.

The fire began around 11 p.m. and was put out quickly. The fire took place on the fifth floor of the Richford Arms Apartment Complex at 515 State Street.

One male tenant of unknown age suffered severe burns and was flown to the burn center at UPMC Pittsburgh for treatment.

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